creativity. confidence. community.Welcome to Oak Learners
Oak Learners is a private alternative school and learning centre, offering a full time day school as well as a wide variety of Online and Outdoor programming, including tutoring, music, art, outdoor education, dance, yoga, day camps and more.
Our mission is to inspire creativity, foster technique and encourage confidence. We aim to nurture growth by developing individuality and promoting community.
Oak Learners offers a Reggio Emilia Inspired Private School for students JK through Grade 6. Our curriculum is progressive, interdisciplinary, inquiry-based programming in a student-driven, teacher-facilitated, alternative learning environment.
Our mission is to inspire and create an authentic curriculum to provide a balanced learning environment, nurturing children’s natural curiosity about their world with student-centered experiences. We believe every child is capable and will be successful when every family belongs to a supportive educational community.
Integrity in all endeavours.
Honesty & Transparency in all communication.
Accountability to ourselves, our mission and our Community.
A commitment to Innovation in education and development.
Collaboration and an appreciation for Diversity.
Register for the 2021-2022 School YearOngoing enrollment available.
Learn more about our progressive and inquiry-based alternative private school, inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy of personalized learning. At Oak Learners, students are encouraged to explore their world in an interdisciplinary approach to education and learning.
Registration is ongoing for the 2021-2022 School Year. Book a tour to visit us today to learn how your child can benefit from our personalized approach to education.
Alternative Learning Centre
Beyond our Day School, Oak Learners also offers a wide range of programming for all ages, designed with creative and inquisitive learners in mind.
At Oak Learners, we offer a unique and personalized approach to tutoring, which blends mentoring, mindfulness and academic support to ensure the best possible outcome for your child.
We offer a supportive learning atmosphere, working with your child’s unique learning style to inspire their strengths and interests. Private Music lessons available in: Guitar, Piano, Vocal, Violin, Ukulele, Drums, Bass & more!
Oak Learners offers PA Day, March Break and Summer camp experiences throughout the year, designed to engage naturally inquisitive and active children.
Mindfulness & Yoga
Oak Learners Mindfulness Programs are designed around you and your family, we teach children and adults alike how to quiet their mind, be in the present moment and heal from the inside out.
From Our Director
“Every child has the capacity to excel and succeed when they are given the tools and taught the skills to help them on their journey. “
– Kelly Farrell
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